Instant Pot Roasted Potatoes

 Serves: 4    |     Prep: 5 min     |     Cook: 20 min     |     Ready: 25 min


1.5 lb. baby golden potatoes
1/2 – 3/4 tsp. onion powder
1/2 – 3/4 tsp. garlic powder
3 – 4 pinches coarse kosher salt
2 T. unsalted butter
1 T. olive oil
1 c. cold water



Pressure Cook Baby Potatoes: Pour 1 c. cold water, then place a stainless steel steamer basket in Instant Pot Pressure Cooker. Place 1.5 lb. potatoes in steamer basket. Pressure Cook at High Pressure for 15 minutes, then Quick Release.

Make Creamy Roasted Potatoes: Set aside the pressure cooked baby potatoes. Discard water in inner pot & towel dry inner pot.

Heat up Instant Pot using “Saute” function (press “Cancel” button, then “Saute” button).

Once the indicator says HOT, add 2 T. unsalted butter and 1 T. olive oil in Instant Pot.

Add pressure cooked potatoes in Instant Pot. With a wooden spoon, gently stir the potatoes to coat them with butter.

Sprinkle garlic powder and onion powder on the potatoes. Gentle mix the potatoes, then allow the powder to darken & harden a little.

Taste & season potatoes with salt and black pepper (if desired). For reference, we used roughly 4 pinches of coarse kosher salt.

Serve Instant Pot Roasted Potatoes: The Roasted Potatoes in Instant Pot will be piping hot, so let it cool for roughly 5 minutes before serving.